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Mikael Agricola

Mikael Agricola; c. 1510 – 9 April 1557) was a Finnish Lutheran clergyman who became the de facto founder of literary Finnish and a prominent proponent of the Protestant Reformation in Sweden, including Finland, which was a Swedish territory at the time. He is often called the "father of literary Finnish"... Read More

Bornc. 1510
Torsby, Pernå, Uusimaa (Nyland), Kalmar Union (now Finland)
Died9 April 1557
Uusikirkko, Karelia, Sweden (now Russia)
NationalityFinnish
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